85% of the global population own a mobile phone, 97% send a text at least once a day and those who’ve received a text open it 98% of the time. With statistics like that, it’s obvious that texting is a preferred mode of communication.
The spring semester is coming to an end and the time has come to refresh and rethink some practices and procedures in your student housing property. Here are some best practices to keep your operations running smoothly.
Property managers need to embrace the tech crazy era we are living in and simplify their responsibilities with automation. Here are the top four tasks that every property manager should leave to automation.
Are you a property owner or manager looking to attract long-term and reliable Gen Z renters? If so, then you clicked the right post. As of now, Gen Z members have started becoming of age, enrolling in college, and getting their first jobs. And guess what else? They also can't wait to secure a place they call their own, albeit in a rental capacity.
Resident retention is a very real issue, and recent events have only made it worse. Residents may fail to renew for a variety of reasons. Some of them are obviously beyond your control, such as relocation for a job or to support their families. However, some resident turnover is caused by factors that you can control, or at least mitigate. Here is all you need to know about resident retention. Plus a guide to five reasons why residents may not decide to renew their lease, and what you might be able to do about each one.
Building facility managers can use advanced digital technology to harness the power of text messaging for resident communications. By keeping residents engaged and informed, you will be playing your part in keeping them safe and at ease during these tough times. We've compiled a few reasons why multifamily and student housing property managers are opting to send out emergency notifications via text.